LHC Program Videos

3rd Annual Power of Sport: A Conversation on Business, Race and Sport 

(Keynote address by Dr. Harry Edwards following interviews with former KU student-athletes Billy Mills and Tamecka Dixon)

February 2, 2017 - The Ballroom, Kansas Union - University of Kansas

 

2nd Annual​ Power of Sport: A Conversation on Business, Race and Sport 

(Keynote address by Dave Zirin, Sports Editor for The Nation following interviews with former KU student-athletes Wayne Simien, Lisa Braddy & Ernie Shelby) *Program begins at 13:00 min.

February 8, 2016 - The Ballroom, Kansas Union - University of Kansas

 

Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era (Chad Williams, Brandeis University)

November 10, 2015 - The Commons - University of Kansas

 

Protecting the Vote - Panel 1 (Pippa Holloway, Michael Clemons, and J. Morgan Kousser)

October 8, 2015 - The Hall Center for the Humanities - University of Kansas

 

Protecting the Vote - Panel 2 (Lonna Atkeson, Matt Barreto and Dan Smith)

October 8, 2015 - The Hall Center for the Humanities - University of Kansas

 

 

 

Protecting the Vote - Keynote Discussion with Kris Kobach

October 8, 2015 -The Commons, Spooner Hall - University of Kansas

 

Commemoration for Rick "Tiger" Dowdell

July 27, 2015 - Lawrence Public Library, Lawrence KS

 

1965 Strong Hall Sit-in: Reflection and Commemoration

March 9, 2015 - The Forum, Marvin Hall, The University of Kansas

 

 


NEH Summer Instittute

The Langston Hughes Center received a $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct a June 2017 summer institute for high school teachers, entitled "Teaching the 'Long Hot Summer' of 1967 and Beyond."  The project will be led by Shawn Alexander, Clarence Lang, and John Rury. See <http://www.summer67.dept.ku.edu/​>

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Power of Sport: A Conversation on Business, Race and Sports - Dr. Harry Edwards, Billy Mills and Tamecka Dixon
February 2, 2017
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